“And tomorrow, I’m going to do a student loan Q&A with Tumblr to help spread the word — you’re laughing because you think, what does he know about Tumblr? (Laughter.) But you will recall that I have two teenage daughters so that I am hip to all these things. (Laughter.) Plus I have all these twenty-somethings who are working for me all the time. (Laughter.)
“The Obama campaign stopped responding to my emails & calls during the last 10 months of the campaign - and it was the best thing that ever happened to me.
i cant tell whether vh1 or barackobama is my favorite blog and it is distressing me
Does the president ever reblog Darren Criss gifs? We think not.
POTUS: Needs more Darren GIFs!
Hey, Darren: Should everybody register to…
So the Tumblr Girls ran into Darren Criss at one of the White House Correspondents Dinner festivities and couldn’t resist keeping this thread going. (Thanks to topherchris for making our photo Tumblr-ready.)
Now, the question is whether the White House will be up to the GIF reblog challenge!
“This is Tumblr’s moment. It’s almost equivalent to when Truman realized that he could address the nation directly on television to make a presidential address – here’s a new form of media to reach an audience.
Gregory Galant, as quoted in For pols, Tumblr is trending - Kevin Cirilli - POLITICO.com
OK this may be a bit of an overstatement but it’s nice to see Tumblr’s significance in the political space acknowledged outside of the election media frenzy. Watch this space, more good things to come!
At one point I even had a Facebook friend asking me to sign my own petition ….
For all those who think signing a petition is like writing a letter to Santa Claus, you’re wrong. Of course, you should keep reading books, go for a run, anything that keeps you healthy and sharp … but know that social media changes people’s lives.